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Superstorm "Sandy" jolts the region and its politics. And candidates in D.C., Maryland and Virginia sprint for the finish in the final week of the election. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Kojo and resident analyst Tom Sherwood talked with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council. The guests included Republican candidate Mary Brooks-Beatty, independent candidate David Grosso and incumbent Michael Brown.

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